Voting is just one way to have your say about how the UK is being run, if you’re wondering why you should get involved this is the article for you!
The European Elections might take place in the UK on the 23rd May 2019. In these elections you’ll be deciding who will represent your region in the European Parliament.
General Elections are an opportunity for the public to elect a Member of Parliament to represent their constituency in Parliament. Members of the public decide who to vote for by considering a number of factors including; each political party’s manifesto promises, or the...
Learn more about how you vote and how you can register for a proxy or postal vote.
If you don’t vote you have not shown preference for anyone standing in the election, or any side in a referendum campaign. Your vote will not be counted for either side or directly effect the result.
In 1997, a referendum saw 74% of voters backed the creation of a Scottish Parliament. A year later, in 1998, the Scotland Act was passed by the Westminster Parliament and the first elections for...
FPTP is the electoral system used to elect MPs to the House of Commons. FPTP is a plurality electoral system in which the winning candidate only needs one vote more than their leading opponent in order to win their seat.
Tobi explores the 1918 Representation of the People Act and the impact it.s had on women from all backgrounds. (Source: UK Parliament)
Your vote is yours alone. In any election in the UK, your vote belongs to you. Whether you vote at a polling station, by post, or via a proxy, it’s your decision. It’s illegal for anyone...
The Assembly scrutinises the work of the Mayor and holds the power to amend the Mayor’s budget and reject ‘Mayoral strategies’ (policy objectives). They are also responsible for overseeing important issues for Londoners such as transport, policing and the environment.